Good news for all the Irish out there. United Arab Emirates' flag carrier Emirates announced the launch of daily flights to Dublin from January 2012. It will be Emirates first route to the Republic of Ireland.
The daily service, from 9th January next year, will leave Dubai at 0700hrs and arrive in the Irish capital at 1130hrs. The return flight leaves Dublin at 1255hrs and gets into Dubai at 0025hrs the next day. An Airbus A330-200 will be deployed between Dubai and Dublin, offering First, Business and Economy class.
Dublin will be Emirates 29th route in Europe and the airline's 115th destination worldwide.